NSP leader held with arms
Kathmandu January 7:
A man, who claimed himself to be the joint general secretary of Sarita Giri led Nepal Sadbhawana Party, has been arrested for having a revolver.
Bikas Kumar Tiwari, 37, of Rajbiraj Municipality-5 in Saptari district was taken under police control from Mahadevsthan of Kathmandu Metropolitan City-35 yesterday.
Tiwari, in a press conference organised today by Metropolitan Police Range Hanumandhoka, claimed that he was the joint general secretary of Sarita Giri led Nepal Sadbhawana Party. “I was the personal assistant of former minister Shyam Sundar Gupta for the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies,” he added. Along with Tiwari, Police had arrested two more persons with pistols and bullets from different places yesterday. SP Navaraj Silwal, chief of the MPR Hanumandhoka, said police are investigating into the case on supplying weapons and supporting the criminal community.
According to SP Silwal, the police have beefed up security measures in Kathmandu, following the serial blasts in the past.